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From the moment you step foot in Leh, you get a sense that you’ve crossed the threshold into an otherworldly place. Though it’s only an hours flight from Delhi, nothing feels familiar; it’s India but not as you know it. The stretch of barren mountains fills every direction and fold into the rocky valleys that burst with life along the winding pale jade waters of the Sindhu River. Leh is the capital… Read More

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“Dramatically perched on the mountain tops, the monasteries and palaces of Leh make for both stunning vista’s and hard climbs. To reach the temples, the steep stairways of 100+ steps require at least a decent level of fitness. The views are truly stunning; whitewashed walls, painted Buddha’s and exposed mountain peaks. To reach the temples and see the splash of colour from the prayer flags at the very peak of the craggy… Read More

There’s really no way around it, road tripping in India is tough going. Even when you learn how to navigate around the wayward livestock and doe-eyed cows peering through the car windows at the traffic lights, the roads with their sinking potholes and rubble surfaces take some getting used to. In Ladakh, they are so treacherous that when we arrived back in Delhi, even the cobbled backstreets felt serene. If bad roads… Read More

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